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Investing in Strategies to Reverse the Global Incidence of Tb: Tuberculosis. Achieving the Millennium Development Goals Jaap Broekmans

Investing in Strategies to Reverse the Global Incidence of Tb: Tuberculosis. Achieving the Millennium Development Goals

Jaap Broekmans

Published January 6th 2005
ISBN : 9781280475399
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169 pages
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Nearly 2 million people die each year from TB. However, real progress has been made over the last decade in implementing DOTS - an effective intervention against TB. Investing in Strategies to Reverse the Global Incidence of TB describes the featuresMoreNearly 2 million people die each year from TB. However, real progress has been made over the last decade in implementing DOTS - an effective intervention against TB. Investing in Strategies to Reverse the Global Incidence of TB describes the features of DOTS and offers a guide to implementing the system and achieving a universal standard of care based on proper diagnosis, treatment and reporting. Other recommendations include efforts against HIV-related TB and multidrug-resistant (MDR) TB, engaging all care providers and communities in high quality care and developing new diagnostics, drugs and vaccines.